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What It’s Like To Be Trapped in a Room on Fire [VIDEO]

Sunday was a very memorable day for me. New Bedford Firefighters Union President Billy Cabral had personally invited myself, other members of the media, and elected officials to experience what firefighters deal with on a daily basis...

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Jon Faria/TSM

High School Diploma vs Certificate of Completion

In the thirteen plus years since MCAS became the necessary evil to receive the vaulted Massachusetts high school diploma, assessment brainwashing has permeated government system workers, parents and children...

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Could We Benefit from a Shorter Work Day?

A writer for Business Insider cut her 45 hour work week by 20% and reported on the pros and cons of the experiment. Shana Lebowitz worked 9 - 5 with a half hour lunch break in the middle of the day for two weeks...

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Ghosts Spotted Nearby

The famous Cape Cod Canal is a man made waterway connecting Cape Cod Bay to Buzzards Bay. It's about 7 miles long, 480 feet wide and 32 feet deep...

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President Bill Clinton speaks to a crowd of nearly 2,000 at Buttonwood Park. | TSM/Greg Desrosiers
President Bill Clinton speaks to a crowd of nearly 2,000 at Buttonwood Park. | TSM/Greg Desrosiers

Bill Clinton Responds to Election Fraud Allegations [VIDEO]

Former President Bill Clinton released a statement Friday afternoon after a lawsuit was filed in Boston Federal Court.

The lawsuit claims Clinton violated campaign laws on March 1 at several polling locations in Massachusetts...

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Opt Out New Bedford-Brian’s Beat Commentary [Video]

Two New Bedford School Committee members are working on a resolution to allow students along with their families the right to opt out of high stakes tests, like MCAS and PARCC...

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Photo from Acushnet Fire Dept.

Acushnet Fire Department Investigates Complaint on Employees

Fire Chief Kevin A. Gallagher gave a statement on the Acushnet Fire & EMS Department's Facebook page, thoroughly explaining the situation and making the public aware of the seriousness of such an accusation.

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John George Farms Ice Cream Parlor Will Not Open for Season

Local ice cream lovers will be sad to hear that John George Farms Ice Cream Parlor will not reopen for the season. Due to a zoning issue, the parlor attached to John George Farm Stand cannot open...

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If Amherst-Pelham Can Opt-Out, New Bedford Should Be Able to Refuse

A quaint gathering at the downtown New Bedford library, A UMass-Dartmouth Education Professor delivering much more than promised. Dr. Ricardo Rosa bringing to light a release, last week, by the Amherst-Pelham School District...

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Jennifer Medeiros photo credit

Herald News of Fall River Investigating Delivery Person’s Inappropriate Note

The Herald News is investigating an incident involving an "inappropriate note that was left by a delivery person Wednesday morning in several subscribers' newspapers...

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